Richard Price

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Richard Price is the founder and CEO of, a social platform for academics to share their research, monitor deep analytics about the impact of their research, and track the research of academics they follow. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Oxford. currently has 1.8 million members who have contributed 1.6 million research papers. It is based in San Francisco, Calif. and has received investments from Spark Capital, Spark Ventures, and True Ventures.


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We’ve reached a tipping point as the academic community transitions from publishing research in print to publishing online. founder and CEO Richard Price will discuss how technology is changing the way scientists have historically shared research, what the future holds for academic publishing, and why search engines and social networks represent the future of peer review in science. Read more.


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